Refunds, Reimbursement, and Compensation: Air India

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If you've experienced delays or cancellations on Air India, you may be eligible for compensation of up to {ec261_compensation} per person.

Based on the airline's most recent on-time performance data, out of 86 flight departures in the last 24 hours, 19.77% were on time.

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Air India: Flights canceled today

How many flights were canceled today?

  • Our data shows that Air India canceled 0 flights in the last 24 hours.

  • 0.00% of domestic flights and 0.00% of international flights were canceled.

  • If your flight was canceled with less than 14 days' notice, you may be entitled to compensation of up to {ec261_compensation} (€600). Check your eligibility here.

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Air India Flight Cancellation Compensation

Regardless of whether you're at home or abroad when you find out about your Air India flight cancellation, you're going to have a lot of questions and concerns. The first thing to know is that Air India should find you a new flight, or offer you a full refund.

But because flight cancellations almost always play havoc with your travel plans, you should check whether you're also entitled to claim Air India canceled flight compensation to help make up for the disruption.

Under EU regulations, Air India should pay passengers up to {ec261_compensation} per person when they cancel flights at late notice — that is, any flight cancellation less than 14 days before it was due to depart.

Exceptions:
Air India will not have to pay compensation if they were able to offer a replacement flight with similar departure and arrival times to the original. You can check the exact requirements on our flight cancellation compensation page.

Airlines also don't have to pay compensation if extraordinary circumstances were at play. That means that if an unusual situation occurred that was outside of the airline's control but forced a cancellation, there's no Air India flight cancellation compensation owed. Typical examples include bad weather or a strike by air traffic control.

Delayed or canceled flight with Air India? Find out if you're owed up to $700 in compensation

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Air India: Flight delays today

How many flights were delayed today?

  • Our latest data shows that over a 24-hour period, 3 Air India flights were delayed 3 hours or more.

  • Of 0 flights, 0 were delayed over 3 hours. That rate was 3.49% for international flights.

  • Passengers who arrive at their destination over 3 hours late could be owed compensation. Check your flight.

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Air India Flight Delay Compensation

If you've experienced a delay due to Air India, it's worth checking whether you're eligible for compensation under EU regulation. Passengers delayed by Air India for 3 hours or more are entitled to up to {ec261_compensation} per person.

When filing for flight delay compensation, Air India will verify the time of arrival at the final destination, not the departure time. AirHelp possesses one of the most comprehensive flight databases, which allows us to substantiate claims for Air India flight delay compensation.

Exceptions:
Airlines like Air India aren't obligated to provide compensation if the delay was caused by external factors, such as adverse weather conditions, airport mishaps, or air traffic control strikes. These incidents are deemed extraordinary circumstances.

For more information on what's covered under EU regulations for flight delay compensation, please visit our flight delay compensation page.

Claim up to $700 in compensation if your flight has been delayed, canceled, or overbooked within the last 3 years.

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Air Passenger Rights and Flight Compensation

Because Air India is based within the EU, almost all the flights they offer are protected by EC 261, one of the world's most comprehensive laws for air passenger rights.

EC Regulation 261 gives passengers the right to claim compensation when they have suffered delayed, canceled, or overbooked flights over which they are not at fault.

Passengers also have the right to seek compensation for earlier flights; it is often still possible to submit claims for flights in the last 3 years.

Which Air India flights are covered by EC Regulation 261?


How Much Air India Flight Compensation?

DistanceCompensation
All flights under 1,500 kmUp to €250 per person
Internal EU flights over 1,500 kmUp to €400 per person
Non-internal EU flights between 1,500 - 3,500 kmUp to €400 per person
Non-internal EU flights over 3,500 kmUp to €600 per person

The table shows values in € as specified in EC Regulation 261

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As with any law, there are exceptions and special circumstances that may affect any specific claim, including the amount due for compensation. AirHelp makes it easy to check compensation here.

Flight statistics: delays and cancellations of Air India

Punctuality of Air India (24 hours):

Total flights: 86
On-time flights: 17
Punctuality rate: about 19.77% of all flights were on time
Long delays (greater than 3 hours): 3
Flight cancellations: 0

The number of flights shown is an estimate based on internal and third-party databases.


About Air India

Air India is the flag carrier airline of India. It is owned by Air India Limited, a government-owned enterprise, and operates a fleet of Airbus and Boeing aircraft serving 94 domestic and international destinations.

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